Site Based Service Engineer (Gateshead) - North East £32,000 - £35,000 Per Annum - Engineering Ref: 980 Date Posted: Tuesday 19 Mar 2019 ShareMore Site Based Service Engineer Gateshead £32,000 - £35,000 Per Annum Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Service Technician to join their team on a full time, permanent basis to be based at one of their Customer Sites. Service Engineer main responsibilities will include: You will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs on electric overhead travelling cranes. Trouble- shooting equipment malfunctions. Consulting with customers on repair and safety related issues. Generating sales leads during service call. Completing appropriate documentation. The ideal candidate: You must be apprentice-trained or equivalent and fully conversant with electrical engineering disciplines. Engineering experience: Electrical: 415v ac 3 phase motor contactor control circuits both squirrel cage and wound rotor. A good understanding of 110/48 volt relay and contactor circuits. Some frequency speed control device experience. Mechanical: Medium to large drive couplings, brakes and reduction gearboxes. Knowledge of the above tasks and the associated risks when working at height. Experience with overhead cranes and hoists is preferred, full product training will be given. Good grasp of the English language (verbal and written) Strong interpersonal skills as there is extensive customer contact Proven commitment to safety You must be physically fit and able to work at heights Willingness to work extra hours Hold a current driving licence Service Engineer Working Pattern: Week 1 - 2 nights (9pm – 6.30am) Saturday 7am-4.30pm & Sunday 7am – 4.30pm Week 2 – 2 nights (9pm – 6.30am) Saturday 7am-4.30pm & Sunday 7am – 4.30pm Week 3 – 2 nights (9pm – 6.30am) Saturday 7am-4.30pm & Sunday 7am – 4.30pm Week 4 – 4 nights (9pm – 6.30am) No weekend What our client offer: Our client is committed to the personal development of all employees and can proudly confirm that these positions include a host of benefits. Corporate clothing and mobile telephone are provided. An attractive remuneration/benefits package is offered including a good base salary (dependent upon skills and experience ), contributory pension, sales bonus scheme, life assurance scheme, specialised training on high quality products, provision of all equipment and PPE along with excellent company working practices and industry leading training programme. Jackie Kerr Recruitment is an independent agency that has been established for 21 years. We strive to provide the ultimate consultancy service to all our candidates. Whether you are looking for permanent or temporary work we pride ourselves in understanding our candidate’s requirement’s to ensure that we place you in your ideal role. We have recently heavily invested in new Recruitment Software that provides an online portal. Simply visit jackiekerrrecruitment . com to enter your details and you will receive job alerts, hot off the press. The portal enables you to update your information and CV at any time, so we always have your latest employment details on record. So please visit our website and let us help you to find your dream job! Please note: At Jackie Kerr Recruitment we receive a huge number of applications for each job that is posted. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of your original application, please go to our website jackiekerrrecruitment . com to apply for other jobs that may be suitable to you.